Meet Robin the partially blind pullet

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Foxiapii, Apr 29, 2017.

  1. Foxiapii

    Foxiapii Just Hatched

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    So this is Robin enjoying some breakfast with me, she's a red producer. When I got her, her eyes had been crusted over and sealed shut with dry blood. I suspect other chicks in her bin had pecked at her eyes. After gently wiping the blood off with q-tips, her eyes opened. Sadly it seems she can only see shadows and/or blurs.

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    Here are some images of her enjoying Bill Nye. No idea why, but every time he'd talk she'd run over to the tablet and just stare at it.
     
  2. christwodog

    christwodog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She's adorable, hope she continues to make progress!
     
  3. Lelilamom

    Lelilamom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had a GLW that had one eye almost taken out by a hawk. The eye appeared to be pushed far into the socket and was completely black for two weeks. She eventually regained full sight in the eye and is living a normal life with her coop mates. They have remarkable recovery capabilities.
     
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